Sesame Seed Coconut Cookies

Family favorite with Good-For-You Seeds

Sesame Seed Coconut Cookies, crispy with seeds and toasted coconut, have been a family favorite for years.

Sesame Seed Coconut Cookies, crispy with seeds and toasted coconut, have been a family favorite for years. A fun way to eat your seeds!

Sesame Seed Coconut Cookies

Ingredients:

1 cup sesame seeds
½ cup shredded coconut
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup butter (half margarine or shortening can be used)
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

  1. Toast sesame seeds and coconut in 350 F oven until light brown. Set aside. Let cool.
  2. Sift dry ingredients.
  3. Cream butter and sugar thoroughly.
  4. Add egg and beat well.
  5. Add vanilla, toasted sesame seeds and coconut.
  6. Add dry ingredients gradually.
  7. Shape dough into balls using 1 rounded teaspoon for each ball. (see Option below)
  8. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  9. Flatten to 1/8 inch thickness.
  10. Bake in moderate oven, 350 F., for 10 to 12 minutes.

Haven't got time to roll the cookie dough into little balls? Try this. Roll the dough into a log  and slice off the cookies one at a time. in no time, you'll have all the cookies ready for the oven.

Optional:

1. Roll cookie dough into a log. Roll log in coconut or crushed walnuts or more seeds, if desired. Chill if necessary for easier handling. (I don't usually need to do this) Slice thinly, about 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick. Press down with a glass or fork (I used a fork) if you want. I rolled a smaller in diameter log, sliced the cookies a little bit thicker, and then pressed them down with a fork.

2. Add more seeds, Try chia seeds and flax seeds for added flavor, nutrition, and texture.

One more option for Chocolate lovers! you know who you are. It's easy to add chocolate to the Sesame Seed Coconut cookies after you bake them. Some can be plain; some can have added chocolate. Let your kids help with this  - as long as you're careful with the hot pan - though mine had been out of the oven for more than a few minutes before I added the milk chocolate chips.

Sprinkle  a few chocolate chips on top of the cookies, let them soften for a few minutes, then leave as is, or spread with a knife. You can see in the photo I took that it's also easy to turn these into a double sandwich cookie, too. Just pop a second warm cookie on top, press down when the chips are soft.

Yes, there is a 3rd way to add chocolate! These can be done after the cookies have cooled. Make your own icing or use store bought to ice the top of the cookies or make sandwich cookies for those heartier cookie munchers.

Enjoy!

Sesame Seed Coconut Cookies,

crispy with seeds and toasted coconut, have been a family favorite for years. A fun way to eat your seeds!

For complete nutritional information on why sesame seeds are good for you, go here.

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